Milano Family History

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Milano Name Meaning

Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from Milan, Italian Milano (from Latin Mediolan(i)um, composed of Celtic elements meaning ‘middle’ + ‘plain’). In some instances the surname may be Spanish, of the same origin as 1 or a habitational name from Milano in Salamanca province.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Milan, Tiano, Miano, Morano, Silano, Solano, Milani, Majano, Mino

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Milano Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Milano name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Milano. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Milano Family Origin

Where is the Milano family from?

Milano Family Occupations

What did your Milano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Milano family was Laborer. The most common Milano occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 20% of Milano's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Milano.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Milano ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Milano Historical Records

What Milano family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Milano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milano census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Milano. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Milano. For the veterans among your Milano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milano Life Expectancy

What is the average Milano lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Milano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Milano in 1943 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milano ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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